The De Brauwere Genealogy and Family Tree Page

Welcome to the De Brauwere Family page at Surname Finder, a service of Genealogy Today. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the De Brauwere surname. As additional sources for vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching De Brauwere ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!

Completed by on

  Database Search: GenealogyBank.com ($)
Enter information about one of your ancestors and click search:

  First Name: Last Name: Location:   

The De Brauwere Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single De Brauwere family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How do I begin my De Brauwere family tree? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering De Brauwere Ancestors

De Brauwere Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through De Brauwere records. Years ago many people were unable to read and write, thus a given ancestor's name could be spelled in a variety of ways depending on who recorded it. If you want to know How can I locate old newspapers for De Brauwere research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for De Brauwere

Vital records are essential for family history research because they were typically created at or near the time of the event, making the record more reliable. There are currently count of matching De Brauwere records matching De Brauwere records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online De Brauwere family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the De Brauwere Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your De Brauwere ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

De Brauwere DNA Projects

DNA testing for genealogy continues to improve. If you had some of your De Brauwere relatives tested several years ago, it may be worthwhile to have them retested. Likewise, as DNA testing companies have gathered more results and samples, you may be able to find more matches if you search again with your test results. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your De Brauwere research, read "When do you use DNA?".

De Brauwere Family History

There is more to exploring your De Brauwere ancestry than just gathering a bunch of names and dates. Understanding where your ancestors lived, how they were employed, and what they did for fun, may give you a better appreciation of your heritage. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing How can I decipher the handwriting in old De Brauwere documents? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with De Brauwere Researchers

When it comes families and genealogy research, it's important to remember that different people may have different information: some may even have inherited one-of-a-kind family documents or photos, and the best way to connect with these family members is by posting a message board query -- often in the process of collaboration, you can build a more complete picture of your ancestor or ancestral family. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful De Brauwere queries.

You may also want to consider posting a query to the Community Message Boards at Genealogy Today to get assistance from other researchers on your most elusive De Brauwere ancestors.

De Brauwere Achievements & Celebrities

Web Sites & Blogs with De Brauwere Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of De Brauwere, contact the folks at ProGenealogists for a free research estimate. You may also find it helpful to read, "When, Why and How to Hire a Professional Genealogist."

RootsWeb search of US Naturalization Records
RootsWeb search of Obituary Daily Times
RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

To recommend your web site/blog for inclusion on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page may appear once its content has been reviewed by our editors.

Upcoming De Brauwere Family Reunions

Pedigree charts and family group records are important genealogical tools, so bringing or creating on site a big family pedigree (or family tree) is sure to draw attention; at the same time, have plenty of blank family group sheets available for individual families to complete and submit to go into a "De Brauwere family record book," which you can then digitize and share -- you can then bring the physical book back to the next reunion, adding new families each time. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful De Brauwere reunion.

Citation:
Surname Finder, The De Brauwere Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2014.

Suggested use: Print a copy of this free research checklist, and keep track of the De Brauwere genealogy resources that you visit. If your web browser does not print the date on the bottom, remember to record it manually. Today is 30/Aug/2014.

To keep track of the latest transcriptions published by Genealogy Today, please follow Illya D'Addezio on Facebook, @illyadaddezio on Twitter, or +IllyaDAddezio on Google+.

Copyright © 1998-2014 Genealogy Today LLC. All Rights Reserved.

If you host the De Brauwere blog or web page, please link to this surname-focused resource. Here's the HTML code for a basic link. Simply cut/paste this code on to your page.

 

Small Surname Finder Logo. Please Do NOT link to this image. You MAY download it onto your web server.

 

It took 0.305153 second(s) to prepare this page.

Powered by MivaScript ( 3.9700 ) from Miva Merchant